[OS X Emacs] 1.5 and "open -a"
david.reitter at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 15:03:20 EDT 2008
you're right about this.
The reason for it is that the last visible frame is not actually
deleted when you press Command-W, but hidden, because GNU Emacs is
unable to delete the last remaining frame (at least not without
I can add a workaround to the workaround by actually deleting the
hidden frame after the user has opened another one.
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On 29 Sep 2008, at 14:44, Tom Van Vleck wrote:
> There are more inconsistencies in Aquamacs with buffers and frames.
> I have o-b-o-f set OFF.
> I started Aquamacs, noted there was no Frames item on the Windows
> open -a "/Applications/Aquamacs Emacs.app" foo
> Closed the window with cmd-W (simulating my common mistake).
> Opened a new window with cmd-N. Showed a scratch buffer.
> Killed that buffer with c-x-k. foo reappeared.
> Now the windows menu showed a Frames item. clicking it brought up
> a submenu with foo on it twice.
> open -a "/Applications/Aquamacs Emacs.app" bar
> showed bar in the window, and the Window :: Frames submenu showed both
> foo and bar, but in fact there was only one frame.
> Choosing an item from the Frames submenu opened a new frame.
> open -a "/Applications/Aquamacs Emacs.app" baz
> opened baz in one of the frames.
> I was able to end up with a long list of files on the Frames submenu,
> many more than I had frames. What should the Frames submenu
> show if a window is split and holds more than one file?
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